|AND NOW THERE IS ONE... AUDI A3 DECLARED 2014 WORLD CAR OF THE YEARNEW YORK – April 17, 2014|
At a press conference hosted by the New York International Auto Show and Bridgestone Corporation, the Audi A3 was declared the 2014 World Car of the Year.
Audi is no stranger to our World Car Awards program – now in its 10th year. Audi has now won a total of seven times, having previously collected the inaugural 2005 World Car of the Year title, three World Performance Car titles in 2010, 2008 and 2007, and two World Car Design of the Year titles in 2008 an....
|WORLD CAR TRENDS 2014 - 'SMART EFFICIENCY AND DIGITAL INTELLIGENCE'NEW YORK – April 17, 2014 - At a press conference hosted by the World Car Awards (WCA) at the New York International Auto Show today, an expert panel comprising 69 of the world's top automotive journalists weighed in on today's top global trends in the automotive industry.|
The key findings of a scientific study conducted by PRIME Research are:
Market Trends - Efficiency, lightweight materials, design, connectivity and new energy cars are the most important media trends of 2014. Thes....
|2014 Palos Verdes Concours d'Elegance Increases Classes to 22Chrysler designs by Virgil Exner added|
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA – April 17 , 2014 - The 22nd annual Palos Verdes Concours d'Elegance at the Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes, California on Sunday September 14 has increased the number of its classes from 20 to 22. The changes result from adding a class for Chryslers designed by Virgil Exner and dividing Post War American into two classes - 1957-1958 and 1959 to 1966.
The event will celebrate automotive innovation ....
|Unleashing Passion and Creativity – Ford Launches Global Fashion Collaboration Marking Mustang's 50th• Five top fashion designers from around the world will collaborate with Ford on the Mustang Unleashed collection – a limited-edition line of apparel inspired by Mustang|
• Mustang Unleashed will feature prominent designers including Anna Sui, Rogan Gregory and Scott Mackinlay-Hahn of Rogan, Paula Cademartori, Tomaso Anfossi and Francesco Ferrari of CO|TE, and Pamela Love
• Each designer will unleash his or her creativity by interpreting the spirit and personality of Mustang wit....
|CHEVY SILVERADO 1500 IS NO. 1 AMONG THE BEST DEALS AVAILABLE IN APRIL, ACCORDING TO TRUECAR• Car buying site reveals top five models with highest percentage savings off MSRP|
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Apr. 15, 2014) – The Chevy Silverado 1500, with a 14.4% average savings off MSRP, currently tops the list of some of the best deals on new vehicles, according to TrueCar, the negotiation-free car buying platform. Published monthly, this 'TrueDeals' analyzes recent transaction prices and identifies opportunities for consumer savings.
'Consumers looking to buy trucks can exp....
|Displaying a 2015 Ford Mustang Convertible 1,000 Feet Above Manhattan – Some Assembly Required• Six weeks of preparation needed to bring a Ford Mustang convertible to the top of the Empire State Building|
• Ford and Empire State Building honor 50 years of Mustang with a car display 1,000 feet above the streets of Manhattan
• Ford partners with longtime supplier to build the Mustang that will be displayed in New York
As the world honors 50 years of Ford Mustang, what better way to celebrate one of the most iconic car brands than putting one back on top of one of t....
|THE BROADMOOR PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB LOADED WITH INTERNATIONAL COMPETITORSColorado Springs, April 11-------- As the exposure and reputation of the world's greatest hill climb has rocketed up in the last four years, more and more international drivers and racers have jumped a the chance to challenge its obstacles.|
The 2014 The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb will spotlight 14 auto drivers from nine nations among the 74 entries, including some former champions and familiar faces:
Entries, Nation, Division, Auto/Motorcycle
|FORD SALES IN EUROPE RISE IN FIRST QUARTER ON NEW PRODUCT; 10TH STRAIGHT MONTH AND 4TH CONSECUTIVE QUARTER SALES GROWTH◾Ford sales in Europe grew 12 percent in March and 11 percent in the first quarter, marking the 10th straight month and fourth successive quarter of year-over-year sales gains|
◾Ford market share at 8.9 percent in March and 8.0 percent for the first quarter rose by 0.2 and 0.3 percentage points, respectively, compared with the same periods last year
◾Ford sales to higher quality sales channels – such as retail customers and fleets – was higher than the industry average in March and year-to-date....
|CAMARO VS. MUSTANG ONE OF AMERICA'S BEST RIVALRIES• Chevrolet celebrates five decades of Pony Car competition|
NEW YORK – Ever since the days of the Hatfields and the McCoys, rivalries have been a cornerstone of American culture. Some become endlessly bitter feuds. Others, like the healthy competition between the Chevrolet Camaro and Ford Mustang, become a driving force for constant improvement.
'For five decades, the Camaro and the Mustang have been battling it out in every possible setting,' said Mark Reuss, executive vice ....
|DISPLAYING A 2015 FORD MUSTANG CONVERTIBLE 1,000 FEET ABOVE MANHATTAN – SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED◾Six weeks of preparation needed to bring a Ford Mustang convertible to the top of the Empire State Building|
◾Ford and Empire State Building honor 50 years of Mustang with a car display 1,000 feet above the streets of Manhattan
◾Ford partners with longtime supplier to build the Mustang that will be displayed in New York
As the world honors 50 years of Ford Mustang, what better way to celebrate one of the most iconic car brands than putting one back on top of one of the most iconic buildings....
|BARRETT-JACKSON ROCKED PALM BEACH WITH ITS 12TH ANNUAL AUCTION TOTALING MORE THAN $25 MILLION IN SALES• Charity Sales Reach $2.35 Million as Attendance Soared|
· 509 cars sold
· $25 million gross sales
· An estimated 50,000 attendees
· Seven vehicles sold to benefit various national and local charities, totaling $2.35 million
PALM BEACH, Fla. (April 14, 2014) – Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today the strongest sales results in the history of its auctions in Palm Beach, Fla. Two ....
|AMERICA'S FAVORITE PERFORMANCE CAR LINE EXPANDS IN 2015• With new Corvette Z06 Convertible, Chevrolet to offer 14 performance models|
NEW YORK – With the introduction of the 2015 Corvette Z06 Convertible, Chevrolet offers enthusiasts 14 distinct performance-car models – including nine Camaro models, the SS performance sedan and four Corvette models. Output ranges from 323 to an estimated 625 horsepower.
'Chevrolet has been America's best-selling performance brand for four consecutive years, due in part to the breadth of our lineup....
|TUDOR United SportsCar Championship at TOYOTA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACHLONG BEACH, Calif. (April 11, 2014) – Few places in America are identified with car culture more than sunny Southern California, which makes Long Beach a fitting destination for the third race of the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. This race – the Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase – focuses all the attention on the 21 cars running in the two premier classes – the Prototype and GT Le Mans – that compete in the four-class series the Prototype Challenge and GT Daytona classes are....|
|Deutsche Bahn expands its bus fleet with Setra double-decker buses•Eight Setra double-decker buses in IC design for Deutsche Bahn AG|
•First S 431 DT production vehicle of the Setra TopClass 400 series to be delivered with Euro VI engine
•Disabled-friendly buses with wheelchair spaces and ramps
Deutsche Bahn AG has received the first production vehicle of the S 431 DT double-decker bus with Euro VI engine. The vehicle forms part of an order for eight vehicles with which Deutsche Bahn is aiming to expand its travel programme on Germany's roads. To date, rai....
|KELLY RIPA AND MICHAEL STRAHAN SHOWCASE SOME OF THE HOTTEST WHEELS IN TOWNIt's that time of year again, when the eyes of the automotive world focus on the Big Apple and the New York International Auto Show.|
It also marks the return of 'Auto Show Week' on 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael,' the popular morning talk show's annual homage to the hottest new vehicles on the market.
Airing April 14-18, 2014, this year's line-up again will feature the latest and greatest from the automotive industry, with a different genre of vehicle spotlighted each day.